International Development Assistance

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GHD invites applications from suitably qualified professionals who are passionate about making a difference.

GHD’s International Development Assistance group provides specialist advice and project design and management services in developing countries. We work in harmony with local communities and staff from executing agencies to deliver sustainable outcomes. Our commitment to improving lives and reducing poverty, in a way which reflects the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals, is backed by 40 years' experience on more than 800 overseas development projects.

To meet the diverse needs of our clients, GHD seeks consultants and technical practitioners with developing country experience, cross-cultural and change management skills across the following sectors:

  • Agriculture and natural resources management
  • Climate change, energy efficiency and sustainability
  • Education and skills development
  • Environment and water resource management
  • Governance and public sector reform
  • Health
  • Infrastructure
  • Transportation
  • Urban development
  • Rural development
  • Water and sanitation

Skills and knowledge in the areas of gender, disability, fragile states, climate change, economics and finance, community development, aid effectiveness, and monitoring and evaluation will be highly regarded.

GHD wants to hear from you if you are passionate about responding to the challenges faced by developing nations and working with communities, government partners and donor agencies to achieve sustainable development outcomes. Our clients have included the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), World Bank, Asian Development Bank, United Nations agencies, government and non-government agencies and private sector organisations. Many agencies require specific skills and experience.

GHD is committed to protecting children and their rights and requires all personnel to comply with the GHD Child Protection Policy in delivering development assistance services. Applicants for some positions may be required to present a police clearance certificate.

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